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The Wish Maker blog

We're calling on people like you to join our awesome #WishMaker community and help grant life-changing wishes to some truly deserving children. Follow the work of our amazing #WishMaker movement below!

Michelle, wish mum

Michelle's son Ben was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia when he was just 5 years old. Here she writes a heartfelt letter to Ben, to tell him how proud she is and how far he has come since his diagnosis... 

Ben with his mum Michelle holding up drinks

Make-A-Wish UK

The wishes we grant to children with life-threatening conditions are transformational – they bring hope, strength and incredible amounts of resilience.  

Here are some inspirational quotes from wish parents, staff and doctors on the power of a wish and the emotional resilience it can bring to a seriously ill child…

Kerry, wish mum

Felix was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia in January 2016. His mum Kerry has written this blog to mark the 365 days since his diagnosis, and describes the impact his wish has had on him and his family…

Felix and his mum Kerry smiling